Can you believe? Just a couple short months ago I met Hannah + Max in personal for the first time… but it already feels like we known each other for ages. I joined them at Five Pine Lodge for their weekend elopement and a snowy adventure on Black Butte! They helped each other get ready…

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We met through OkCupid! Since reading Max’s first message he sent to me [in] 2019, it’s been just easy ever since. I remember the first time I saw him in person, walking towards me at Mt Tabor Park, I had this overwhelming sense of calm and peace wash over me, and sense of safety like…

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Jaime + Elijah met about 20 years ago in Officer Candidate School for the Army and trained together at different points. Randomly being partnered not by choice each time throughout the training… Always professional but definitely a connection. They went their separate ways after training ended.. Jaime ended up in England for work and Elijah…

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Well… as you can guess by now Phoebe and Tom didn’t get their original wedding. They also didn’t get their Plan B wedding. But when your love is this strong Plan C works just fine. A family friend offered their riverfront patio just across from Drake Park in Downtown Bend for Phoebe + Tom to…

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When your love is this sweet no amount of 2020 can get in your way! Nikki + Jimmy planned a much bigger wedding, but had to scale it back and keep it exclusively outdoors because COVID likes to ruin everything. We started the day at the St. Francis McMenamins Hotel in Downtown Bend where Jimmy…

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First wedding of 2020 and I feel confident in saying that this is going to be the year of elopements… and/or micro weddings. Gail + Ted had initially planned to travel to Central Oregon and elope with their adult children by their sides at Tumalo Falls. But then COVID started make travel and gathering at…

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Jennee + Natasha deserve everything happy and good in this world! What started out as photographing a post-elopement reception quickly turned into a weekend adventure. After learning from Jennee’s Dad that their elopement photography hadn’t gone well I offered to take them out for a mini session at the park the next day. They were…

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April + Clare were 1000000000% surrounded by love and support on their wedding day. It was a scorching hot day in Portland and everyone was seeking refuge in the shade with a cool drink… or in their rooms with the AC blasting! April and her bride’s-folks played a (new to me) card game on the…

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Newly wed brides kissing in the sunlight through trees at Five Pine Lodge

Sometimes folks think that because they’re having an intimate service that they don’t need a photographer… well obviously I disagree. Stephanie + Renee had a small service on the lawn at Five Pine Lodge on an off/on rainy fall day. It was mostly family in attendance with a few friends, but that didn’t stop them…

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